FantasyPros Football Podcast: Wide Receiver Rankings & Tiers w/ Matt Harmon

Aug 24, 2018

Does Keenan Allen belong among the firs tier of wide receivers?

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

It’s the show you’ve been hoping for as we have Matt Harmon, creator of Reception Perception, and now an analyst for Yahoo! Sports, joining us to chat about wide receiver tiers. We’re taking a deep dive to help you through all your questions regarding the position. Kicking things off at the top of the discussion is the first tier where their’s little disagreement with who belongs in the group (6:01). The first question though is where does Keenan Allen fit (8:26)? We’re also answering if the Vikings can support two WRs in the top 3 tiers (12:04), is T.Y. Hilton a better option than Tyreek Hill (13:55), why Matt doesn’t like Amari Cooper (18:29), why Allen Robinson should be targeted (29:31), what should we think of Sammy Watkins (43:30), why Jordy Nelson shouldn’t be ignored (49:39). We end the show talking about OUR guys that we personally want on our teams (55:18).

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